CONAHEC News and Information

Vendredi, sep. 02, 2016

The idea of building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico has gained traction again in this election year. The timing may be a little unusual: Illegal immigration from Mexico is negligible these days, with the overall unauthorized population dropping noticeably since 2008.

Jeudi, sep. 01, 2016

NOCHIXTLÁN, Mexico — The battle over education here has suddenly turned literal. Violent protests have claimed the lives of at least nine people in little more than a week, littered the roads with the charred remains of cargo trucks, and tapped a deep vein of anger and mistrust toward the government.

Mercredi, aoû. 31, 2016

In an era of significant disinvestment in public higher education by state governments in the United States, many public universities are moving towards a ‘progressive tuition model’ that attempts to invest approximately one-third of tuition income into institutional financial aid for lower-income and middle-class students. 

Lundi, aoû. 22, 2016

Entre el 14 y 18 de Agosto de 2016, la Oficina de Relaciones interinstitucionales y de internacionalización, liderada por Marc Antoine Fleurisca, realizó una exitosa visita académica a tres grandes instituciones en Estados Unidos de América.

Jeudi, aoû. 18, 2016

The decision about which higher education institution to study at ranks among the more vital ones taken in life, but how those decisions are made – and the basis on which universities are ranked for their education – has now come under fire.

“There is no shortcut to measuring the quality of higher education that bypasses student learning outcomes. Some proxies may correlate, but it is for learning gains that we go to university.”

Jeudi, aoû. 18, 2016

Kimberly Jackson, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Spelman College, had long hoped to join the ranks of scholars who had earned one of the U.S. government’s prestigious Fulbright research awards. She succeeded last spring, and began preparing to spend six months in the Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda studying food science.

Jeudi, juil. 21, 2016

The Republican National Convention is doing more than just informing voters. It’s educating them on the perils of plagiarism

Mercredi, juil. 20, 2016

July 15, 2016 – The Government of Mexico has launched its scholarship program for Canadian students and researchers to undertake undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral studies or research in Mexico.

Mercredi, juil. 20, 2016

The UA and Northern Arizona University will establish a research center dedicated to reducing health risks posed by environmental hazards in indigenous communities.

Lundi, juil. 18, 2016

Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will visit Mexico City on July 19 for bilateral discussions on multilateral arms control. He will meet with senior level officials from Mexico’s Secretariat of Foreign Relations.